DGFT Notifications

Registration Cum Membership Certificate (RCMC)

DGFT - RCMC is a certificate that validates an exporter dealing with products registered with an agency/ organization that are authorised by the Indian Government. For availing authorization to import/ export or any other benefit or concession under Foreign Trade Policy, exporters are required to obtain RCMC granted by the concerned Export Promo...

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DICGC – A Depositor’s Confidence

DGFT - Everyone believes that a deposit with a bank is very safe and risk free. What made the people believe so? Its none other than DICGC Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation – wholly owned subsidiary of RBI Governed by – DICGC Act, 1961 Mission – To contribute to financial stability by securing public confidence in [&he...

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Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) Unit

DGFT - Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) is a society established in 1991 by the Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology with the objective of encouraging, promoting, and boosting the export of software from India. It has two units i.e. Non – STP Unit and STP Unit....

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FTP – Relaxations w.r.t. MEIS & SEIS

DGFT - The Directorate General of Foreign Trade, vide Public Notice No. 08/2015-20 dated 1st June, 2020, provided the following relaxations to the exporters: Increased validity of Duty Credit Scrips Original Validity: Duty Credit Scrips issued under Chapter 3 of the FTP 2015-20 are valid for 24 months from the date of issuance. Extended Validity...

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New way for getting Online IEC Application (New/Modification)

DGFT - Earlier, we have to file physical application and documents for getting IEC. Lot of times consumed by physical mode and also it was cumbersome procedure. But, today is the era of Digitisation. Now, all the information’s and facilities are available online in easy way. It saves both the time and money and increases the chances […]...

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Mention specific HS codes at 8 digit level on Bill of Entry

DGFT - Vide Trade Notice No.-37/2019 dated 22.10.2019 members of the Trade and Industry were advised to be careful while filing their bill of entry at the time of import and were advised to mention specific HS codes at 8 digit level, where they exist instead of using the ‘other’ category which is a residual category....

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Validity of Increased Rate of MEIS till 31 Dec​ember​ 2019 only?

DGFT - Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has recently issued a Public Notice ​​(PN) No. 47/2015-2020 dated 07 December 2019 in relation to change in MEIS rate. It has been notified that, except products listed in Annexure to this Public Notice, ​​​​Additional 2% MEIS (as provided in PN No. 44 dated 05 Dec 2017, PN No. [&hellip...

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Upload all Adjudication/Appellate Orders on website of respective Zones: DGFT to RA’s:

DGFT - DGFT Authorities have instructed all RA’s to upload all the Adjudication/Appellate Orders passed by them on the website of the respective Zones. Instances have come to the notice of DGFT where such Orders are not being regularly uploaded by the concerned Zonal offices. A need has been felt to have a system to have all such […]...

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DGFT has to Evolve from a Regulator to Facilitator – Suresh Prabhu

DGFT - A two-day meeting of port officers organized by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), of the Department of Commerce, ended today in New Delhi. The Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Shri Suresh Prabhu, addressed the regional officers from different parts of the country and urged them to reorient their th...

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Govt increases MEIS Rate by 2% for labour intensive MSME sectors

DGFT - While restoring the benefits under the export promotion schemes of duty free imports under Advanced Authorization, Export Promotion Capital Goods and 100% Export Oriented Units and thus resolving the problem of blocked working capital for exporters following the roll out of GST, the FTP review has focused on increasing the incentives for ...

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DGFT cannot Restriction Advance Authorisation through Public Notice

M. D. Overseas Limited Vs Union of India And Ors. (Delhi High Court) - The issue under consideration is whether the Public notice issued by DGFT for restricting the issuance of Advance Authorisation is justified in law?...

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Review Petition admitted as assessments u/s. 158BC & 158BD were completed by same officer

Commissioner of Income-tax Vs Dr. T.M. Kuriachan (Kerala High Court) - If the claim of the Revenue that both the assessments were completed by the same officer one under s. 158BC and the other under s. 158BD is correct, then certainly the review has to be allowed as Manish Maheshwari's case (supra) has no application. We, therefore, allow the review petition by recalli...

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DGFT amends import policy conditions for imports of various chemicals

Notification No. 26/2015-2020-DGFT - (11/08/2020) - The notification amends the policy conditions for imports of various chemicals in Chapters 29. 38 and 39 of ITC (HS), 2017, Schedule — I (Import Policy). a. Importers of chemicals specified at S. Nos. 1 to 15 needs to submit a copy of the Bill of Entry within 30 days to the Ozone Ministry of [&hel...

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No Advance Authorisations if Gold jewellery/articles manufactured by fully mechanised process

Notification No. 25/2015-20-DGFT - (10/08/2020) - Advance Authorisation shall not be issued where item of export is ‘Gold Medallions and Coins’ or ‘Gold jewellery/articles manufactured by fully mechanised process’. Government of India Ministry of Commerce and Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign Tra...

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Amendment in Export Policy of Basmati & Non-Basmati Rice

Notification No. 24/2015-2020-DGFT - (10/08/2020) - The Notification No. 41/2015-2020 dated 9th January 2020 is amended to the extent that export of Rice (Basmati and Non-Basmati ) to EU member states and other European Countries namely Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland only will require Certificate of Inspection from EIA/EIC. Export to ...

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Extension of date for filing online applications for export quota of August 2020 for PPE medical coverall for Covid-19

Trade Notice No. 24 /2020-21-DGFT - (06/08/2020) - Due to technical/server issues, the ECOM facility for online application on the DGFT website was not available from 7.00 PM on 02.08.2020 to 4.00 PM on 08.2020. In view of the unavailability of application filling facility during the timeline specified in the Trade Notice 18 dated 20.07.2020, the ti...

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Amendment in Export Policy of Ventilators

Notification No. 23/2015-2020-DGFT/S.O. 2586(E). - (04/08/2020) - Notification No. 53 dated 24.03.2020 is amended to the extent that all ventilators including any artificial respiratory apparatus or oxygen therapy apparatus or any other breathing appliance/device are made free for export....

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DGFT amends import policy conditions for imports of various chemicals

Notification No. 26/2015-2020-DGFT (11/08/2020)

The notification amends the policy conditions for imports of various chemicals in Chapters 29. 38 and 39 of ITC (HS), 2017, Schedule — I (Import Policy). a. Importers of chemicals specified at S. Nos. 1 to 15 needs to submit a copy of the Bill of Entry within 30 days to the Ozone Ministry of […]...

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No Advance Authorisations if Gold jewellery/articles manufactured by fully mechanised process

Notification No. 25/2015-20-DGFT (10/08/2020)

Advance Authorisation shall not be issued where item of export is ‘Gold Medallions and Coins’ or ‘Gold jewellery/articles manufactured by fully mechanised process’. Government of India Ministry of Commerce and Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign Trade Udyog Bhawan New Delhi Notification N...

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Amendment in Export Policy of Basmati & Non-Basmati Rice

Notification No. 24/2015-2020-DGFT (10/08/2020)

The Notification No. 41/2015-2020 dated 9th January 2020 is amended to the extent that export of Rice (Basmati and Non-Basmati ) to EU member states and other European Countries namely Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland only will require Certificate of Inspection from EIA/EIC. Export to remaining European countries (except Ice...

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Extension of date for filing online applications for export quota of August 2020 for PPE medical coverall for Covid-19

Trade Notice No. 24 /2020-21-DGFT (06/08/2020)

Due to technical/server issues, the ECOM facility for online application on the DGFT website was not available from 7.00 PM on 02.08.2020 to 4.00 PM on 08.2020. In view of the unavailability of application filling facility during the timeline specified in the Trade Notice 18 dated 20.07.2020, the time for filing online applications for PP...

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Amendment in Export Policy of Ventilators

Notification No. 23/2015-2020-DGFT/S.O. 2586(E). (04/08/2020)

Notification No. 53 dated 24.03.2020 is amended to the extent that all ventilators including any artificial respiratory apparatus or oxygen therapy apparatus or any other breathing appliance/device are made free for export....

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Issuance of CoO for India’s exports under ASEAN-India FTA- Reg.

Trade Notice No. 23/2020-2021-DGFT (31/07/2020)

It is informed that w.e.f. 01.08.2020, the CoO applications for exports from India to Thailand under ASEAN-India FTA should be submitted through the e-COO Platform by the exporters to the designated issuing agencies i.e. EIA, MPEDA and Textile Committee....

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Application procedure & criteria for export of 2/3 Ply Surgical Masks

Trade Notice No.: 22/2020-21-DGFT (30/07/2020)

The application procedure and criteria for export of 2/3 Ply Surgical Masks is outlined below: I. Export of only 4 Crore units of '2/3 Ply Surgical Masks ' will he allowed for the month of August. II. Exporters (Both Manufacturers and Merchant exporters) may apply online through DGFT's ECOM system for Export authorizations (Non-SCOMET Res...

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Application procedure & criteria for export of Medical Goggles

Trade Notice No.: 21/2020-21-DGFT (30/07/2020)

The application procedure and criteria for export of Medical Goggles is outlined below: I. Export of only 20 Lakh units of Medical Goggles per month will be allowed for the month of August and September. II. Exporters (Both Manufacturers and Merchant exporters) may apply online through DGFT's ECOM system for Export authorizations (Non-SCO...

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Procedure for export of VTM/RNA Extraction kits/RI-PCR Kit

Trade Notice No.: 20 /2020-21-DGFT (30/07/2020)

I. Export of Diagnostic kits as per the export quota fixed above will be allowed for the month of August. II. Exporters (Only Manufacturers) may apply online through DGFT's ECOM system for Export authorizations (Non-SCOMET Restricted items) – Please refer Trade Notice No. 50 dated 18.03.2019. There is no need to send any hard copy of th...

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Change in Import Policy of colour television

Notification No.22/2015-2020-DGFT [S.O. 2540(E)] (30/07/2020)

DGFT has vide Notification No. 22/2015-2020 dated 30.07.2020 notified the change in Import Policy of colour television sets under HS codes 8528 7211 to 8528 7219. Import policy of colour television sets under HS code 8528 7211 to 8528 7219 is amended from ‘Free’ to ‘Restricted’. Government of India Ministry of Comm...

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